Vending machines are commonly known for dispensing snacks and sodas, but machines dispensing medical marijuana have created a buzz among California dispensaries.
State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano introduced a bill that would turn licensing and regulation of medicinal marijuana dispensaries over to the state’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
San Francisco police on Thursday identified four men who were arrested after allegedly trying to rob a marijuana growing operation in the city’s Bayview District on Wednesday.
Four suspects are in custody after a six-hour standoff Wednesday morning at a building in San Francisco’s Bayview District that houses a roughly 1,000-plant marijuana-growing operation.
A federal magistrate in San Francisco Thursday dismissed a lawsuit in which the city of Oakland was seeking to block a U.S. government bid to forfeit the property rented by California’s largest medical marijuana dispensary.
The state’s highest court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether local governments can ban retail pot dispensaries within their borders. About 200 cities and counties already have, but this will be the first time the California Supreme Court entertains the question.
Police are investigating a sophisticated marijuana growing operation in an East San Jose home that was discovered by firefighters putting out a blaze late Sunday night.
The doors of what’s considered the world’s largest medical marijuana dispensary remain open, as lawsuits over its future continue in a federal court.
A medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the nation’s largest has won another round in its fight to stay open amid a federal crackdown.
A flowering of pot farms driven by the rise of medical marijuana is battering Northern California’s wilderness areas, natural resources and endangered species.